Sailing ~ Home World I sampled a distortion guitar very meticulously, so the sound actually approached the quality of the real thing. I also wanted the drum beats to frame the song to make the melodies easier to place in the new meter. Start of the Dream 0:42 2. To me, this alternative remix goes hand in hand with the other version, each using the same source and the same lyrics, but each with their own feeling and mood. It was necessary to shape the original theme to make something interesting. The perfect music for quickly giving a sense of the game's content from a storefront demo.
The number of hits you get to use depends on whether you choose weak, normal or strong attacks. I needed more though, and that's when the idea of contrasting the introduction with some heavily compressed drums and fat synths came to me. I also kept the melody and used the first section of it to make some consistency. In any case, I used the emotion of this scene to shape the chord progressions and string arrangement. After a horrific array of images flashed before his very eyes, a humongous body of water swallowed serge unconscious, transporting him in an alternate timeline! I also based this on ancient music, while preserving something of the feel of a festival. I had lots of it in mind, but, thankfully, Brad's enthusiastic response to the track made me realize it was already close to good enough. Ancient Dragon's Fort 3:54 25.
But sometimes you lose track of which dimension you're in, probably because of the different arrangements. There are tons of side quests to do, multiple paths to take, lots of choices to make, and an almost ridiculously large cast of party members to recruit; you shouldn't expect less from a Chrono Trigger sequel. Voyage - Another World 2:32 22. The soundtrack is the very best I've ever heard not only in a videogame, mind you , and the storyline is rich, and blends with Chrono Trigger's almost flawlessly. Prisoners of Fate The heart-wrenching scene of the fateful battle with Migel Lena's father.
Personally it just makes me laugh. And now, the surging waves of high-tension music begin. For someone like me who hated studying, I really resisted this laughs. Serge eager to help his friend sets out hunting for those precious komodo scales. Transient Thoughts This is another simple piece, using only electric piano and clarinet, but it's full of Lena's thoughts for Serge. Does it cause you a sense of unease? Where have we heard this melody before? Thanks to utunnels Click on a track to view which albums it appears on and its existing remixes and arrangements. Once I added a 90's-feel breakbeat for that downtempo sound, the track started to come alive a bit and, eventually, I added some live loops from Organic Loops for the trumpet, sax, and guitar riffs near the end to give it a jazz spin and change up the feel a little.
Scheduled for release this winter in Japan, Chrono Cross has been confirmed for a U. Somehow, the sound of sitar seems to go well with Chrono. Departed Souls I wish I could have expressed the heroism of the Dragon Knights even more emphatically in the second half of this piece. He released them to his forums in late 2004; many are incomplete. It's definitely among the shorter tunes I've arranged, so I decided to extend the opening jingle into its own section and play the main theme over a different chord progression to add some variety. Just paste the urls you'll find below and we'll download file for you! From Celestia 1, the lyrical At the Bottom of Night is a must, as well as the song simply titled Chrono Trigger. It transcends time and continues on into eternity.
Frozen Flame This piece was used in Radical Dreamers, but here it paints the beauty of the frozen flame, and describes the pattern of human misery that surrounds the gem. It's only heard briefly in the game, but it's a pretty long track for game music. Because ancient instruments have so many limitations, it was difficult to write this as if it could have been genuinely performed, but I wonder if it wouldn't be possible afterall. I thought the source material would work well as a vocal ballad, and that, of course, means vocals. Initially, I twice thought about adding strings to the song, but it promised to sound too conventional, so I dared myself to stick only to vocal and guitar to the very end. Reminiscence - Feelings Not Erased 2 Same as Reminiscence - Feelings Not Erased 1:39 15. I'm at a loss for words.
This seemed like an excellent excuse to give it a shot! I loved the vibe and the water theme worked well. Even so, they only used it as the game over message theme, so this game does have its poisons. The demo showcases a trio of new characters: Serge, Kid and Glenn whose characteristics and abilities are strangely reminiscent of Glenn from the original Chrono Trigger , who start off in a non-descript dungeon, allowing you to familiarize yourself with the battle system. Optimism Somehow optimistic, but also a bit funky. I really am such a contrarian laughs. Magical Dreamers - The Wind, Stars, and Waves 2:02 Disc Three 53:21 1.
I believe that the overall quality of this album is easily the best that I've ever been involved with, and I hope that this project enables everyone who listens to be able to revisit the world of Chrono Cross yet again, nearly 20 years later. Victory - Summer's Cry 0:53 22. It tries to sum up the essence of the whole game by including the themes from Chrono Trigger and Radical Dreamers. A Child Lost in Time I'm particularly fond of the sound of the cello and the pizzicato phrases in the second half of this piece. She was personally one of my favorite characters in the game. So people fearing the worst for their beloved sequel can breathe a little easier.
Well, you've got to have at least one of this kind of piece, you know. Dragon Knights This is so-called pop orchestra laughs. I really wish I was better at guitar. If you think Square Enix has screwed up big time, try playing their past masterpieces like this one. Cleft of Dimension 2:47 3. Please respect the artists' hard work by not performing it or posting it on other sites without first requesting permission.
This was the very last piece I composed for this game; incidentally, in Chrono Trigger, the 2nd boss battle theme was also the last one I composed. Disc 1 Track Name: Link: Size: Arni Village ~ Another World 14M Arni Village ~ Home 17M Between Life and Death 19M Chrono Cross ~ Scars of Time 16M Deathfire Mountain 18M Depared Souls 17M Drowned Vallet 10M Ephemeral Memory 12M Fields of Time ~ Home World 22M Forest of Illusion 16M Fortress of Ancient Dragons 21M Fragment of a Dream 5. I wanted to further the melodic simplicity while giving it both an even softer touch at times, as well as moments that swelled beyond what the original had done. I also knew quite soon in the process that I wanted a live performed solo part, but couldn't quite decide if I wanted a violin solo or a saxophone solo. Hydra Swamp I broadly synchronized this to the movements of the dwarves.